The England international has missed five games with a hamstring injury and although he is lacking match-sharpness he is likely to get a place on the bench.
In contention: Cole (left) should feature in some capacity at White Hart Lane
Jamie Carragher, on his 450th Premier League appearance, will continue to captain the side in the absence of Steven Gerrard (hamstring).
Provisional squad: Reina, Johnson, Carragher, Skrtel, Konchesky, Lucas, Meireles, Kuyt, Rodriguez, Torres, Ngog, Jones, Poulsen, Aurelio, Kelly, Cole, Babel, Jovanovic.
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